Thousands without power as wintry weather falls on western Mass.

Power outage reported
Power outage reported(MGN Online)
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 6:13 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 1:45 PM EST
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(WGGB/WSHM) - Thousands of customers are without power as a storm featuring snow and rain hits western Massachusetts.

As of 1:45 p.m. Monday, Eversource is reporting 2,612 outages across western Massachusetts. Some of the harder hit communities include Pittsfield (948), Ashfield (222), Hinsdale (199), Washington (180), Whately (136), Gill (125), Conway (115), Colrain (110), Buckland (107) and Northfield (100).

National Grid is also reporting over 1,062 outages in Franklin County. In New Salem, 333 customers are without power, 281 customers are out in Warwick, 185 customers are effected in Shutesbury, and there are 133 outages in Wendell. The company estimates that power will be restored around 4 p.m. Monday.